Island Health confirms case of tuberculosis in Victoria

New measles case confirmed on Vancouver Island

Island Health says anyone who was at the Beacon Community Services Thrift Store at 7060 West Saanich Rd. or the Fairway Market at 7108 West Saanich Rd.in Brentwood Bay between noon and 3 p.m. on March 30 are being asked to check their immunization history.

Island Health is asking people who may have been exposed to measles to monitor for symptoms for 21 days after the exposure date.

Doctors have confirmed another case of measles, this time on Vancouver Island.

Island Health has sent letters about possible tuberculosis exposure to staff and individuals who stayed at two Victoria hostels in early March.

Stanwick said they both contracted the disease while travelling in Vietnam and one of the adults visited the Royal Jubilee Hospital three times.

Island Health recommends that those who have symptoms call a health provider before visiting so they can take precautions to prevent transmission.

Island Health says everyone who may have been exposed has been contacted.

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale has character to deal with jeers - Zidane
And ahead of their clash with Valencia , Zizou said: "It does not change anything". "Luca is here on his own merit", Zidane said . Asked about reports that defender Raphael Varane had told teammates he wanted to leave, Zidane said: "He has said nothing to me.

Herd immunity - which helps protect those who can not be immunized due to medical reasons - is effective when a community's vaccination rate is 95 per cent or higher. Rarely, those who are fully immunized can get measles but they often have a milder illness and are less infectious to others.

"This is the first week of our catch-up campaign for immunization in schools", said Dix. "We have a three-month program and we're doing it step by step methodically and seriously".

This is the 23rd confirmed case of the measles in B.C. this year and the third on Vancouver Island.

The health authority says the risk of others developing the disease is low.

Free vaccines are available at a local health unit, family doctor, and many pharmacists and Island Health says it is offering additional booked school age immunization appointments.

South Island: 250-544-7676 ext.

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